There are many ways to support the Tumaini Schools!

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Sponsorship provides a child everything they need to be happy, healthy, and well-educated, from school fees to school supplies to medical checkups. $1500 provides one student a year with tuition, school uniforms, school supplies, boarding items, medical care, and so much more. In return, sponsors receive student-written letters, photos, updates and, most importantly, a lasting connection. A sponsorship is more than a financial agreement but an opportunity to build a truly meaningful relationship. View a list of students who are currently in need of sponsorship.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please send us an email at

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Help Stock Our Library

We are constantly in need of new books to keep our library shelves full. If you have books that are in good condition that you would like to donate feel free to send them to our office in the US at 6 Norfolk Road, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. 

You can also visit our Amazon Wishlist to purchase new books that we've had our eyes on. 



We are constantly working on projects around Tumaini that require donations outside of our sponsorship program. Donations help us fund construction projects, purchase textbooks, host professional development workshops, and help with curriculum building. Donate through our secure online portal or by mailing a check to our Boston office!

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We are always open to accepting volunteers to help us fulfill our mission here at Tumaini Schools. We ask that potential volunteers have some experience abroad and are willing to stay with us for at least 3 months. If you are interested, please email us at for more information.

If you are interested in starting a school exchange program with us, email